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Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: prevalence and antibiogram in a tertiary care hospital in western Nepal.
- H. K. Tiwari, A. Das, D. Sapkota, Kunjukunju Sivrajan, V. K. Pahwa
- Journal of infection in developing countries
- 22 October 2009
BACKGROUND Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major cause of nosocomial and community infections. Its prevalence varies with country and with hospitals within a country. The… Expand
Nasal carriage of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus among health care workers at a tertiary care hospital in Western Nepal
- Rita Khanal, Prakash Sah, Pramila Lamichhane, A. Lamsal, S. Upadhaya, V. K. Pahwa
- Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control
- 9 October 2015
BackgroundStaphylococcus aureus is a frequent cause of infections in both the community and hospital. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus continues to be an important nosocomial pathogen and… Expand
Evidence for HIV-2 infection in Nepal.
Assessment of the presence and prevalence of HIV-2 antibodies in patients attending the Universal College of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Bhairahawa, western Nepal was done. A total of 1534… Expand
Enteric Parasitic Infections among School Children at Rupandehi, Nepal
- Rita Khanal, S. Upadhaya, Pramila Lamichhane, Subhash Lal Karn, Sandeep Pokhrel, V. K. Pahwa
- 25 January 2018
INTRODUCTION Soil-transmitted helminths (STHs), are the common intestinal parasites among school age children in Nepal. Periodic epidemiological studies and transmission dynamics in parasitic… Expand
Status of infectious disease markers among blood donors in a teaching hospital, Bhairahawa, western Nepal.
A cross-sectional group of 1548 blood donors (voluntary--554 and replacement--994 blood donors) during the period February 2001 to April 2003 at Blood Bank Centre (being run by Nepal Red Cross… Expand
Inducible and constitutive clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: an experience from Western Nepal
- Prakash Sah, Rita Khanal, Pramila Lamichhane, S. Upadhaya, A. Lamsal, V. K. Pahwa
- 30 May 2015
Abstract Objective: This study aimed to determine prevalence of inducible and constitutive clindamycin resistance among clinical S. aureus isolates and also study their association with methicillin… Expand
Comparison of Antimicrobial Efficacy of Calcium Hydroxide and 2% Chlorhexidine as Medicaments
- Rupan Tripathi, Vanita Gautam, V. K. Pahwa, Vikas Agrhari, Manu Batra, Hemant Kumar
- 8 February 2018
INTRODUCTION: The use of intracanal medicaments help in elimination of bacteria that remain even after cleaning and shaping. This study isdone to compare the antimicrobial efficacy of2% chlorhexidine… Expand
Sero-Prevalence of HIV-1/HIV-2 Infection in Bhairahawa, Western Nepal - A Hospital Based Study